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DuPont Plans Global TiO2 Boost, Including New Plant in Mexico

11:14 AM MDT | May 16, 2011 | —NANCY SEEWALD AND LINDSEY BEWLEY

DuPont says it will invest $500 million to build a 200,000-m.t./year titanium dioxide (TiO2) production line at its Altamira, Mexico facility by the end of 2014, as part of a global expansion that will lift DuPont’s total TiO2 capacity by about 29%, to 1.55 million m.t./year. DuPont is the largest maker of TiO2 with a global market share of 20%, according to estimates from IHS SRI Consulting (Menlo Park, CA). In addition to the new line at Altamira, DuPont says it will build 150,000 m.t./year of capacity at existing sites over the next three years. DuPont...

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